Prison Relocation Commission

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune The Prison Relocation Commission will hold a public information meeting with residents from Salt Lake City about the proposed prison site at I-80 and 7200 West. Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker will be in attendance , Wednesday May 20, 2015.

Released From Prison

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune 17-year-old Cooper Van Huizen was released from prison today, six months into his 1-to-15 year prison sentence. He was photographed at his home in Ogden Wednesday November 5, 2014.

Mock Prison Riot

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune An emergency response team from the Chemung County (NY) Sheriff's Office subdues volunteers role playing as inmates during a training scenario at the Mock Prison Riot, Monday, May 7, 2012 at the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Virginia. Inmates are Adam Strader, left, and Ryan Somerville.

Covering the Execution of Ronnie Lee Gardner, part 6 The End

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Draper - The execution chamber at the Utah State Prison after Ronnie Lee Gardner was executed by firing squad Friday, June 18, 2010. Four bullet holes are visible in the wood panel behind the chair. Gardner was convicted of aggravated murder, a capital felony, in 1985.

At 4am Friday I was done covering the execution. I sat down and wrote all I could remember… My first stop is to the media area, set up at the police academy. To get into the parking lot I have to show my press pass at a roadblock. Once in there are patrols of police…